The Candidate of the Peoples Democratic party for Aba North and South Federal Constituency RT Hon Uzo Azubuike has lambasted the opponent, Mr. Ossy Prestige of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA over its supporters protest yesterday in Aba.
ABACITYBLOG reports that the protesters who besieged some streets in Aba, paraded a banner and placaards with inscription that Prestige won the election with over 5000 votes against his opponents.
One of the protesters told our reporter that INEC refusal to announce the result of the elections that was successfully conducted by them in their federal constituency may cause violence in the zone.
Reacting to the APGA members protest, Uzo Azubuike, Candidate of the PDP for Aba North and South Federal Constituency in the just concluded election, described the protest by the APGA as a display of touts.
This is even as he urged his Supporters and the People of ABA North and South to remain calm and follow the laid down Procedures to emerge Victorious in the Election.
Speaking in a Meeting held on Friday 1st March 2019 at the ABA Town Hall which had in attendance Dr N.C.N.C Okoli the Caretaker Committee Chairman of ABA South, Barr Charles Esonu Transition Chairman of ABA North, Hon Emmanuel Clinton the Honourable Member Representing ABA South State Constituency, Hon Chizuru Kalu the Commissioner for Petroleum in Abia State among others, the Party Leaders vowed to Defend the Vote of the People for Uzo Azubuike and other PDP Candidates.
Uzo Azubuike who addressed Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party said the Party cannot behave like touts as Demonstrated by Members of APGA Yesterday.
“We are here for an In-house meeting of PDP Stakeholders and Faithful in ABA North and South ”
“After the First Outing of Last Saturday,it became imperative that we brief our people on the Reality as how things Stand”
“First is to assure us that we did not Loose the Election on Saturday and we shall never lose that Election”
“I will Give you the Statistics of what happened,am aware that Yesterday that APGA used street parade to attempt to alter the Law, but you cannot use street Parade to alter the Law, I know that a lot of People here will think that PDP will behave like them but am here to say that PDP is not a Party of Touts”
“Votes are not counted on Radio, it is Vote Casted that Determines who the winners Are”
“The APGA through Inducement manipulated Presiding officers with a mandate to Destroy any place PDP won”
“PDP won Massively in Ariaria Ward and many others and after the Election the Presiding officers bolted away with the Original Result”
“In Aba South there were 36 Units there was no Results,with a Total of 29,329 Registered Voters,this one alone is enough to make the Election Inconclusive”
“For Aba North we have 62 Units with 48,824 Registered Voters ,in all we have a Total of 98 Units”
RT Hon Uzo Azubuike assured the People of ABA North and South Federal Constituency that their Votes will Count and Defended.
“We are Prepared for the Rerun and let them and let them go and Prepare for the Rerun”
“You cannot Steal from a Man who is Awake”
“We Have Men to March their men in-case if they decides to Bring them Out”
“Anybody who attempt to make away with our Votes may not have his Legs to Work”
RT Hon Uzo Azubuike urged the People to Ensure a Massive Support for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu come March 9th 2019 and other Candidates of the PDP Contesting various Position.
The Transition Chairman of ABA South Local Government Area in his Speech urged the People of ABA Ngwa to Vote for PDP so that Ngwa People will have their own 4 Equitable Years.